Journal and Submitted Papers

Journal Papers

  1. Ergan, S., Radwan, A., Zou, Zhengbo, Tseng, H., and Han, X. (2019). "Quantifying human experience in architectural spaces with integrated virtual reality and body sensor networks." ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 33(2), 04018062.1- 13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000812  

  2. Ergan, S., Shi, Z., and Yu, X. (2018). “Towards quantifying human experience in the built environment: A crowdsourcing based experiment to identify influential architectural design features.” Elsevier Journal of Building Engineering, 20(11), 51-59. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2018.07.004.

  3. Yang, X. and Ergan, S. (2017). "BIM for FM: Information requirements to support HVAC-related corrective maintenance."  ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 23(4), 04017023-1- 13, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000272.

  4. Arruda, L.E.S., Zou, Z., and Ergan, S. (2018). “Characteristics of models that impact transformation of BIMs to virtual environments to support FM operations.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, T&F. (accepted).

  5. Akcay, C., Ergan, S., and Arditi, D. (2017). “Modeling information flow in the supply chain of structural steel components.”  Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, T&F. 23(6), 753-764. https://doi.org/10.3846/13923730.2017.1281841.

  6. Yang, X. and Ergan, S. (2016). "Leveraging BIM to provide automated support for efficient troubleshooting of HVAC-related problems."  ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30(2), 04015023.1-13. DOI: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/full/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CP.1943-5487.0000492.

  7. Yang, X. and Ergan, S. (2016). "Design and evaluation of an integrated visualization platform to support corrective maintenance of HVAC problem–related work orders." ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30(3), 04015041.1- 13. DOI: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/full/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CP.1943-5487.0000510

  8. Yang, S., Ergan, S., and Knox, K. (2015). “Requirements of integrated design teams while  evaluating advanced energy retrofit design options in immersive virtual environments,” Journal of Buildings, 5(4), 1302-1320. DOI:10.3390/buildings5041302 

  9. Gao, T., Akinci, B., Ergan, S., and Garrett, J. (2015). “An approach to combine progressively captured point clouds for BIM updating.” Elsevier Advanced Engineering Informatics, 29(4), 1001-1012,  DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2015.08.005.

  10. Gulgec, N., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Kelly, C. (2016). "Integrated information repository for risk assessment of embankment dams: Requirements identification for evaluating the risk of internal erosion."  ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30(3), 04015038.1-12.  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000509 , 04015038.

  11. Kasireddy, V., Ergan, S., and Akinci, B., Gulgec, N. (2016). “Visualization requirements of engineers for risk assessment of embankment dams.” Visualization in Engineering 2015, 3(1), (16 January 2015). http://www.viejournal.com/content/3/1/1.

  12. Yang, S., and Ergan, S. (2014). “Evaluation of visualization techniques for use by facility operators during monitoring tasks.” Elsevier Automation in Construction, 44 (August), 103–118.  DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2014.03.023.  

  13. Gao, T., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Garrett, J. H. (2016). “Evaluation of different features for matching point clouds to building information models.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 30(1), 04014107.1-13, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000425.

  14. Gao, T., Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Garrett, J. H. (2014). “Proactive productivity management at job sites: understanding characteristics of assumptions made for construction processes during planning based on case studies and interviews.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140(3), March issue, 1-11. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000816.

  15. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2012). “An automated approach for developing integrated model-based project histories to support estimation of activity production rates.” ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 26(3), May issue, 309–318. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000139.

  16. Leite, F., Akcamete, A., Akinci, B., Atasoy, G., and Ergan, S. (2011). “Analysis of modeling effort and impact of different levels of detail in building information models.” Automation in Construction, 20(5), August issue, 601-609. DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2010.11.027.

  17. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2010). “Automated generation of customized field data collection templates to support information needs of cost estimators.” ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 24(2), March issue, 129-139. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000017.

  18. Ergan, S., Akinci, B., and Gonzalez, C. (2010). “Comparison of expert and novice cost estimator behaviors in information pull and push methods.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 37(2), February issue, 290-301. DOI: 10.1139/L09-152.

  19. Ergan, S., and Akinci, B. (2009). “Contextual information requirements of cost estimators from past construction projects.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 135(9), September issue, 841-852. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000053.

  20. Ergan, S., Akinci, B., Ergen, E., Tang, P., and Gordon, C. (2008). “Technological assessment and process implications of field data capture technologies for construction and facility/infrastructure management.” Special Issue on Sensors in Construction and Infrastructure Management, Information Technology in Construction (ITCON),  13 (April), 134-154, http://www.itcon.org/2008/10.

  21. Akinci, B. Ergan, S., Ergen, E., Karaesmen, I. Z., and Keceli, F. (2006). “Modeling and analyzing the impact of technology on data capture and transfer processes at construction sites: a case study.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132(11), November issue, 1148-1157. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2006)132:11(1148).

  22. Dikmen, I., Birgonul, T., and Ergan, S. (2005). “Prediction of organizational effectiveness in construction companies.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 131(2), February issue, 252-261. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2005)131:2(252).

  23. Dikmen, I., Birgonul, M. T., and Ergan, S. (2005). “Strategic use of quality function deployment (QFD) in construction industry.” Building and Environment, 40(2), February issue, 245-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2004.07.001.